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Old 28-11-08, 05:58 AM
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Help needed - can't delete a directory

there is no way i can delete a directory... everytime i try to delete vista told me it could not find this item and this s no longer located in c:

i tried to use the tuneup2009 schredder to delete the directory but same, can't get rid of it and it just rename the directory into ZZZZZZZ

i also tried to use the rd command in the dos prompt window and i got an access denied.

i can't even change the attributes in the properties...

i did a chkdsk on startup to fix any errors and still no way to remove that directory...

any idea what i could do or any utilities i could use to fix this problem?

TIA

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Old 28-11-08, 10:57 AM
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Chances are some service has taken ownership of it, for whatever reason. Often doing it from safemode will deal with it, or atleast allow ownership changes (if u log in as admin).
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